5 Common Mistakes When Trimming NailsMarch 3rd, 2015 by Lori Beuerle
Rehab Reasons to Trim Nails
* Dogs don’t walk correctly when the nails are too long and this strains the leg muscles and torques the spine.
*Long nails grow around and into the bottom of the foot. The dewclaw nail can grow around and into the leg.
* Nails help provide traction and increase a pet’s ability to walk and run without slipping. Pets with excessively long nails hurt themselves because they slip and fall.